Posted 4/30/07 3:11:00PM
World Victory Road’s Sengoku promotion has officially announced that former Judoka Olympic Gold Medalist Pawel Nastula is coming out of retirement to fight Korean wrestler Yang Dong Yi at Sengoku 4 on August 24.
Nastula, who won gold in the 1996 Olympics while representing his native Poland, is 1-3 lifetime in MMA in spite of his impressive Judo credentials. All four of his fights took place inside the rings of PRIDE, where he sustained losses against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Aleksander Emelianenko, and Josh Barnett.
His lone victory took place s during PRIDE’s “Critical Countdown Absolute” in July of 2006 when he executed a first round submission against Edson Draggo.
Posted 7/12/07 9:54:00PM
Nice! War Nastula
Posted 1/16/07 3:05:00PM
oh man YES! war nastula! he really got fed to the wolves in his career, hopefully he can stack up some wins and fight top competition before he gets too old.
Posted 4/8/07 11:09:00PM
Are they setting up Pawel Nastula vs. Yoshida? Holy Judo Batman!